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Rachel Getting Married Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Lingering tensions clash with new hopes in director [[Performer~P87470~Jonathan Demme~jonathandemme]]'s ensemble drama set during an idyllic wedding that threatens to descend into chaos with the appearance of the bride's estranged sister -- a volatile and unpredictable girl whose turbulent history of personal crisis and family conflict quickly threatens to take precedence over the happy ceremony. Rachel Buchman (Rosemarie DeWitt) is about to be married to the love of her life, but while the weather outside may be perfect, there's a storm blowing in. That storm goes by the name Kym ([[Performer~P292630~Anne Hathaway~annehathaway]]). Kym is the family black sheep, and wherever she goes disaster is sure to follow. Now, as friends and family gather together for a memorable day of dining, dancing, and celebration, everyone braces themselves knowing that, at any given moment, old skeletons may be dragged out and dusted off for display by the bombshell who seems to have an acerbic one-liner for every situation, and a flare for drama that could set their family home ablaze. [[Performer~P34579~Bill Irwin~billirwin]] and [[Performer~P76921~Debra Winger~debrawinger]] co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 3, 2008

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Utah Film Critics Jenny Lumet Best Screenplay 2008 Winner
Women Film Critics Circle Jenny Lumet Best Screenplay 2008 Winner
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Jenny Lumet Best Woman Screenwriter 2008 Winner
Washington D.C. Film Critics Association Jenny Lumet Best Original Screenplay 2008 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Jenny Lumet Best Screenplay 2008 Winner
Toronto Film Critics Association Jenny Lumet Best Screenplay 2008 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Jenny Lumet Best Original Screenplay 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Jenny Lumet Best First Screenplay 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Neda Armian Best Picture 2008 Nominee
Utah Film Critics Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Winner
Vancouver Film Critics Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Winner
Washington D.C. Film Critics Association Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Winner
Toronto Film Critics Association Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Winner
Detroit Film Critics Society Rosemarie DeWitt Best Newcomer 2008 Nominee
Detroit Film Critics Society Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Nominee
Chicago Film Critics Association Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Rosemarie DeWitt Best Supporting Actress 2008 Nominee
Chicago Film Critics Association Bill Irwin Best Supporting Actor 2008 Nominee
Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Winner
Austin Film Critics Anne Hathaway Best Actor 2008 Winner
Southeastern Film Critics Association Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Winner
Broadcast Film Critics Association Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Winner
National Board of Review Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Winner
Houston Film Critics Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Nominee
London Film Critics Association Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Nominee
Utah Film Critics Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Anne Hathaway Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2008 Nominee
Detroit Film Critics Society Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Anne Hathaway Best Actress 2008 Nominee
Toronto Film Critics Association Jonathan Demme Best Director 2008 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Jonathan Demme Best Director 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Jonathan Demme Best Picture 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Debra Winger Best Supporting Actress 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Marc E. Platt Best Picture 2008 Nominee

Cast

Anne Hathaway
as Kym Buchman
Rosemarie DeWitt
as Rachel Buchman
Bill Irwin
as Paul Buchman
Tunde Adebimpe
as Sidney Williams
Debra Winger
as Abby
Mather Zickel
as Kieran
Anna Deavere Smith
as Carol
Anisa George
as Emma
Jerome LePage
as Andrew
Victoria Haynes
as Bridesmaid
Beau Sia
as Wedding Czar
Matthew Stadelmann
as 12-Step First-Timer
Michele Federer
as 12-Step Reader
Annaleigh Ashford
as Quick Stop Cashier
Darrell Larson
as 12-Step Group Leader
Roslyn Ruff
as Rosa
Tamyra Gray
as Singing Friend
Roger Corman
as Party Guest with Movie Camera
Fab Five Freddy
as Wedding Performer
Kyrah Julian
as Sidney's Sister
Robyn Hitchcock
as Wedding Band Performer
Carol Jean Lewis
as Sidney's Mom
Sister Carol East
as Wedding Band Performer
Sebastian Stan
as Walter, bowtie party guest
Zafer Tawil
as Violin Friend
Innbo Shim
as Wedding Planner
Elizabeth Hayes
as Susanna Galeano

Crew

Jonathan Demme
Director
Jonathan Demme
Producer
Neda Armian
Producer
Marc E. Platt
Producer
Jenny Lumet
Screenwriter
Declan Quinn
Cinematographer
Zafer Tawil
Composer (Music Score)
Innbo Shim
Musical Direction/Supervision
Tim Squyres
Editor
Ford Wheeler
Production Designer
Kim Jennings
Art Director
Emily Woodburne
Associate Producer
Innbo Shim
Associate Producer
Elizabeth Hayes
Associate Producer
Ilona Herzberg
Executive Producer
Carol Cuddy
Executive Producer
Susan Lyall
Costume Designer
Bernie Telsey
Casting
Jeff Pullman
Production Sound Mixer
Suzana Peric
Music Editor
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